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[audio]Parody on "The Golden Days of good Queen Bess" - [Sir] John Carr
LibriVox volunteers bring you 8 recordings of Parody on "The Golden Days of good Queen Bess" by [Sir] John Carr. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for November 15th, 2009. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; poetry; satire; humor
Downloads: 3,423
[audio]Quiet Talks about Jesus - S. D. Gordon
LibriVox recording of Quiet Talks about Jesus, by S. D. Gordon. Read by Chiquito Crasto. So far as I can find out, I have no theory about Jesus to make these talks fit into. I have tried to find out for myself what the old Book of God tells about Him. And here I am trying to tell to others, as simply as I can, what I found. It was by the tedious, twisting path of doubt that I climbed the hill of truth up to some of its summits of certainty...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; religion; philosophy; psychology
Downloads: 2,564
[audio]Quiet Talks on Prayer - S. D. Gordon
LibriVox recording of Quiet Talks on Prayer, by S. D. Gordon. Read by David Barnes. An open life, an open hand, open upward, is the pipe line of communication between the heart of God and this poor befooled old world. Our prayer is God's opportunity to get into the world that would shut Him out. (From the first chapter). For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this...
Keywords: llibrivox; literature; audiobook; instruction; religion
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[audio]Let Us Make Each Day Our Birthday - S.A.R.
LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of Let Us Make Each Day Our Birthday by S.A.R., from The California Birthday Book (1909). This was the Weekly Poetry project for January 31st, 2010. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; poem; poetry; birthday
Downloads: 3,145
[audio]The Book of Werewolves: Being an Account of a Terrible Superstition - Sabine Baring-Gould
LibriVox recording of The Book of Werewolves: Being an Account of a Terrible Superstition by Sabine Baring-Gould. A survey of the myths and legends concerning lycanthropy from ancient times to the Victorian Era. (Summary by A. Gramour) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; public domain; werewolf; werewolves; superstition; myths; lycanthropy; mythology; Scandinavia; folklore
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[audio]The Book of Ghosts - Sabine Baring-Gould
LibriVox recording of The Book of Ghosts, by Sabine Baring-Gould. Reverend Sabine Baring-Gould (1834-1924) was an English hagioprapher, antiquarian, novelist and eclectric scholar. During his life, he published more than 100 books, among them this collection of ghost stories. (Summary by Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio book; fiction; Horror/Ghost stories
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[audio]Bladys of the Stewponey - Sabine Baring-Gould
LibriVox recording of Bladys of the Stewponey, by Sabine Baring-Gould. Read by Andy Minter. The setting, geography and history of this story by Rev'd Sabine Baring-Gould, author of Onward Christian Soldiers and other well-known hymns, are all accurate, or at least as accurate as local lore will allow. Kinver has long been a midlands beauty spot, and the UK National Trust own and open one of the rock-dwellings mentioned...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; historical fiction; romance; horror; adventure; Kinver
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[audio]Curiosities of Olden Times - Sabine Baring-Gould
LibriVox recording of Curiosities of Olden Times, by Sabine Baring-Gould. This book is a collection of 17 gems of random knowledge, such as what women are made of and the philosopher's stone, written in Baring-Gould's own style. (Summary by Carolin) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fun-facts
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[audio]Curious Myths of the Middle Ages - Sabine Baring-Gould
LibriVox recording of Curious Myths of the Middle Ages, by Sabine Baring-Gould. This volume is an example of Sabine Baring-Gould's extensive research into the middle ages. This volume of 12 curiosities was one of Baring-Gould's most successful publications. (Summary by Carolin) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; non-fiction
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[audio]Only a Ghost! by Irenæus the Deacon - Sabine Baring-Gould
LibriVox recording of Only a Ghost! by Irenæus the Deacon by Sabine Baring-Gould. Read in English by MaryAnn Spiegel.Baring-Gould's humorous observations on the various Christian sects to be found in "the most learned church in the most religious country in the world" (i.e. London in 1870) contains a challenge to Christians of today to focus on the substance of faith rather than the forms of public worship...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; ghost; Anglican; formalism; sect; primitive christianity; incomparable liturgy
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[audio]Kitty Alone - Sabine Baring-Gould
LibriVox recording of Kitty Alone by Sabine Baring-Gould. Read in English by MaryAnn Spiegel.Kate Quarm is a bright and sensitive girl. She lives with her aunt and uncle at Coombe Cellers, a farmhouse, eating house and store occupying a promontory in the estuary of the Teign, in the south of Devon. Kate's father is a dreamer, always off on the next get-rich-quick scheme, wandering across the countryside with his donkey cart...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; romance; Schoolmaster; daffodils; fire; atmospheric railway; arson; cockles; winkles; kitty alone; there was a frog lived in a well; a merry mouse lived in a mill
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[audio]春の潮 (Haru no Ushio) - Sachio Itō
LibriVox recording of 春の潮 (Haru no Ushio) by Sachio Itō. Read ekzemplaro. 「隣の嫁」の続編。千葉県北部の九十九里近くの農村が舞台。省作が養子に行ってから、隣の嫁のおとよは、実家に帰る。省作も、戻ってしまい、二人の間には、恋心が燃え上がる。しかし、またおとよに、縁談話が持ち上がる。おとよは、それを断るが、実家の父が大変怒りおとよは、苦しい毎日を送る。最...
Keywords: love; farmer; neighbor; wife; Librivox; audiobook; Japanese
Downloads: 691
[audio]The Glories of Mary - Saint Alphonsus Liguori
LibriVox recording of The Glories of Mary by Saint Alphonsus Liguori. Read in English by Ann Boulais The Glories of Mary is a classic book in the field of Roman Catholic Mariology, written during the 18th century by Saint Alphonsus Liguori, a Doctor of the Church. The book was written at a time when some Jansenists (which were declared heretical by the Pope) were criticizing Marian devotions, and was written in part as a defense of Marian devotion...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; blessed virgin mary; salve regina; marian devotion
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[audio]Concerning Virgins - Saint Ambrose
Librivox recording of the Concerning virgins by Saint Ambrose. Read by Euthymius. Concerning Virgins (De Virginibus) is a series of letters, compiled into three “books,” St. Ambrose wrote to his sister, Manellia, These, perhaps Ambrose's earliest writings, were written in 377 CE. Written in a rather light-handed non-technical style they appear as ethical guides to women who are contemplating entering nunneries...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; Saint Ambrose; virgins; Church Fathers; religion; De Virginibus
Downloads: 32,671
[audio]On the Duties of the Clergy - Saint Ambrose
Librivox recording of the On the Duties of the Clergy by Saint Ambrose, Bishop of Milan. Read by Euthymius. Composed about A.D. 391., this treatise of St. Ambrose may as well be called "Concerning Christian Virtues" as it practically offers to the reader a whole bouquet of Christian virtues. St. Ambrose, esteeming very highly the dignity of the ministerial office, was most desirous that the clergy of his diocese should live worthily of their high vocation, and be good and profitable examples to ...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; Saint Ambrose; Bishop of Milan; Church Fathers; religion; Duties of the Clergy; clergy
Downloads: 103,417
[audio]Confessions - Saint Augustine of Hippo
Librivox public domain recording of Confessions, by Saint Augustine of Hippo. Confessions (Latin: Confessiones) is the name of an autobiographical work, consisting of 13 books, by St. Augustine of Hippo, written between AD 397 and AD 398. Modern English translations of it are sometimes published under the title The Confessions of St. Augustine in order to distinguish the book from other books with similar titles, such as Jean-Jacques Rousseau's Confessions...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; literature; philosophy; biography
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[audio]Confessionum Libri Tredecim - Saint Augustine of Hippo
LibriVox recording of Confessionum Libri Tredecim by Saint Augustine of Hippo. Read in Latin by bedwere Confessions (Latin: Confessiones) is the name of an autobiographical work, consisting of 13 books, by St. Augustine of Hippo, written between AD 397 and AD 398. Modern English translations of it are sometimes published under the title The Confessions of St. Augustine in order to distinguish the book from other books with similar titles...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; poetry; poems
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[audio]Spiritual Dialogue Between the Soul, the Body, Self-Love, the Spirit, Humanity, and the Lord God - Saint Catherine of Genoa
LibriVox recording of Spiritual Dialogue Between the Soul, the Body, Self-Love, the Spirit, Humanity, and the Lord God, by Saint Catherine of Genoa. Read by Ann Boulais. Saint Catherine of Genoa (Caterina Fieschi Adorno, born Genoa 1447 – 15 September 1510) is an Italian Roman Catholic saint and mystic, admired for her work among the sick and the poor. She was a member of the noble Fieschi family, and spent most of her life and her means serving the sick, especially during the plague which rav...
Keywords: librivox: audiobook; Catholic; mysticism
Downloads: 3,454
[audio]Of the Love of God - Saint Francis de Sales
LibriVox recording of OF THE LOVE OF GOD, by SAINT FRANCIS DE SALES. Read by Dave7. Francis de Sales (1567-1622), Bishop of Geneva from 1602, was a renowned spiritual director who produced two classic guidebooks for earthly wayfarers on their spiritual journey to God: Introduction a la vie devote (Introduction to the Devout Life, 1609) and Traite' de l'amour de Dieu (Treatise on the Love of God, or Of the Love of God, 1616)...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; catholic; religion
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[audio]The Orthodox Faith - Saint John of Damascus
LibriVox recording of The Orthodox Faith, by Saint John of Damascus. Read by Jonathan Lange. The Orthodox Faith is the classic epitome of the Early Greek Fathers. Writing just before the last of the truly Ecumenical Councils (787), he remains to this day, the last of the Eastern theologians whole-heartedly received by the West. This work, then, is an ecumenical touchstone that remains authoritative in Eastern Orthodoxy, Roman Catholicism (through Peter Lombard's Sentances) and in all Reformation...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; religion; orthodoxy; christianity; doctrine
Downloads: 2,902
[audio]My Life in Christ: Extracts from the Diary of Saint John of Kronstadt - Saint John of Kronstadt
LibriVox recording of My Life in Christ: Extracts from the Diary of Saint John of Kronstadt by Saint John of Kronstadt. (Translated by E. E. Goulaeff.) Read in English. Moments of Spiritual Serenity and Contemplation, of Reverent Feeling, of Earnest Self-Amendment, and of Peace in God. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; devotional literature
Downloads: 2,428
[audio]Poetry of St John of the Cross - Saint John of the Cross
LibriVox recording of Poetry of St John of the Cross by Saint John of the Cross. (Translated by David Lewis.) Read in English by Ed Humpal The poems of St John of the Cross, with their mystic depth and spiritual ecstasy, stand among the world's great poems of Divine Love in all traditions. St John is one of the Roman Catholic Doctors of the Church, was a reformer of the Carmelite Order, and co-founder with St Teresa of Avila of the Discalced Carmelites...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; poetry; christian; spiritual life; camelite; divine love
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[audio]The Second Apology by St. Justin Martyr - Saint Justin Martyr
LibriVox recording of The Second Apology by St. Justin Martyr. Read by M. White. A defense of the Christian faith delivered by St. Justin Martyr to the Roman Senate in the second century AD (Summary by IWYLLPA) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; religion; christianity; faith; apology; justin martyr
Downloads: 5,230
[audio]The First Apology of Justin Martyr - Saint Justin Martyr
LibriVox recording of The First Apology of Justin Martyr, by Saint Justin Martyr. The purpose of the Apology is to prove to the emperors, renowned as upright and philosophical men, the injustice of the persecution of the Christians, who are the representatives of true philosophy … Christians are the true worshipers of God, the Creator of all things; they offer him the only sacrifices worthy of him, those of prayer and thanksgiving, and are taught by his Son, to whom they assign a place next in...
Keywords: librivox; religion; first apology; justin martyr; audiobook
Downloads: 13,749
[audio]Collected Works of Saint Patrick - Saint Patrick
LibriVox recording of The Collected Works of Saint Patrick. Read by Sean McKinley. St. Patrick's Breastplate - This prayer is attributed to St. Patrick and his diciples. It is written with some celtic pagan elements, but is definitely a Christian prayer asking God for protection through daily life.A Letter to the Soldiers of Coroticus - Patrick writes this letter to excommunicate the soldiers of Coroticus' army who pillaged villages in Ireland and forced many Christian converts into slavery.Conf...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; religion; saint patrick
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[audio]The Story of a Soul - Saint Therese of Lisieux
LibriVox recording of The Story of a Soul, by Saint Therese of Lisieux. Read by Ann Boulais. Marie Francoise Therese Martin, affectionately known as 'The Little Flower', was born on January 2, 1873, in Alencon, France to Louis Martin and Zelie Guerin. She was the youngest and one of five surviving sisters of the nine Martin children. When Therese was 3, her mother died. Louis Martin moved his family to Lisieux to be closer to his late wife's brother and his family...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; religion; memoirs; autobiography
Downloads: 32,244
[audio]The Story of a Soul (Version 2) - Saint Therese of Lisieux
LibriVox recording of The Story of a Soul (Version 2) by Saint Therese of Lisieux. (Translated by Thomas N. Taylor.) Read in English by Susan Morin She is also known as St.Thérèse of Child Jesus. She was born at Alençon, France, 2 January 1873; died at Lisieux 30 September 1897. When she was fifteen she applied for permission to enter the Carmelite Convent, and being refused by the superior, went to Rome with her father, as eager to give her to God as she was to give herself, to seek the cons...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks
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[audio]Summa Theologica - 03 Pars Prima, The Angels and the Six Days - Saint Thomas Aquinas
LibriVox recording of Summa Theologica - 03 Pars Prima, The Angels and the Six Days, by Saint Thomas Aquinas. Read by Librivox Volunteers. The Summa Theologica (or the Summa Theologiae or simply the Summa, written 1265–1274) is the most famous work of Thomas Aquinas (c. 1225–1274) although it was never finished. It was intended as a manual for beginners as a compilation of all of the main theological teachings of that time...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; religion; summa theologica; Thomas Aquinas
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[audio]Summa Theologica - 05 Pars Prima, On the Divine Government - Saint Thomas Aquinas
LibriVox recording of Summa Theologica - 05 Pars Prima, On the Divine Government by Saint Thomas Aquinas. (Translated by The Fathers of the English Dominican Province.) Read in English by Anil; Ann Boulais; Sienna; Anna Simon; Leni; Geremia; Mary JThe Summa Theologica (or the Summa Theologiae or simply the Summa, written 1265–1274) is the most famous work of Thomas Aquinas (c. 1225–1274) although it was never finished...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; theology; christianism
Downloads: 666
[audio]Summa Theologica, Prima Pars, Trinity and Creation - Saint Thomas Aquinas
LibriVox recording of Summa Theologica, Prima Pars, Trinity and Creation, by Saint Thomas Aquinas. Read by Jim Ruddy. The Summa Theologica (or the Summa Theologiae or simply the Summa, written 1265–1274) is the most famous work of Thomas Aquinas (c. 1225–1274) although it was never finished. It was intended as a manual for beginners as a compilation of all of the main theological teachings of that time...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; aquinas; religion
Downloads: 15,429 1.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Summa Theologica, Prima Pars, Initial Questions - Saint Thomas Aquinas
LibriVox recording of Summa Theologica, Prima Pars, Questions 1-26, by Thomas Aquinas. Read by Jim Ruddy. The Summa Theologica (or the Summa Theologiae or simply the Summa, written between 1265 and 1274) is the most famous work of Thomas Aquinas (c. 1225–1274) although it was never finished. It was intended as a manual for beginners as a compilation of all of the main theological teachings of that time...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; aquinas; religion
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[audio]Summa Theologica - 04 Pars Prima, On Man - Saint Thomas Aquinas
LibriVox recording of Summa Theologica - 04 Pars Prima, On Man by Saint Thomas Aquinas. (Translated by The Fathers of the English Dominican Province.) Read in English by Lori Arsenault; Devon Purtz; Larry Wilson; titankin77; Andrew Bowles; Adam; Kristin Gjerløw; Jack Watson Warr; Geremia; Eduardo; Ann Boulais; Greg Giordano; Paul Mazumdar; Adam Taylor; JustinJYN; Kevin Eves; April Gonzales; KHand The Summa Theologica (or the Summa Theologiae or simply the Summa, written 1265–1274) is the most...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; theology; christianism
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[audio]Reginald in Russia and Other Sketches - Saki
LibriVox recording of Reginald in Russia and Other Sketches by Saki. Read in English by NoelBadrian Reginald in Russia is the title story in a collection of fifteen witty and satirical stories, sketches and one "playlet" by that master of the short story H. H. Munro, better Known as Saki. The stories are: Reginald in Russia -- The Reticence of Lady Anne -- The Lost Sanjak -- The Sex That Doesn't Shop -- The Blood-feud of Toad-Water -- A Young Turkish Catastrophe -- Judkin of the Parcels -- Gabr...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; H. H. Munro; short stories; satire
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[audio]The Chronicles of Clovis - Saki
LibriVox recording of The Chronicles of Clovis, by Saki. This is the third collection of short stories by Saki, following on from 'Reginald' and 'Reginald in Russia'. Although some of the stories have characters that do not appear elsewhere in the collection, many of them are loosely centred round the young Clovis Sangrail (effectively a reincarnation of Reginald). (Summary by Graham Redman). For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or othe...
Keywords: librivox; literature; humour
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[audio]When William Came - Saki
Librivox recording of When William Came by Saki. Read by Andy Minter We have had many novels about alternate histories, often of the 'What would have happened if Hitler had won the war' type and this is another - except that this one is set in 1913 and the 'William' of the title is that old bogeyman 'Kaiser Bill'. For some reason, at the height of Britain's power, the fear of invasion was common at that time...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; Saki; speculative fiction
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[audio]The Unbearable Bassington - Saki
LibriVox recording of The Unbearable Bassington by Saki. Read by Noel Badrian. The Unbearable Bassington was the first novel written by Saki (H. H. Munro). It also contains much of the elegant wit found in his short stories. Comus (The Unbearable) Bassington, is a charming young man about town. His perversity however thwarts all his mother’s efforts to advance his prospects and lands him in hot water...
Keywords: librivox; audio; saki; humor; satire; novel
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[audio]The Toys of Peace - Saki
LibriVox recording of The Toys of Peace, by Saki. This is the fifth collection of short stories by Saki (H.H. Munro), and was published posthumously in 1923. Even so, many of the stories are quite up to the standard of those collected earlier. (Summary by Graham Redman) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; saki; humor; essays; short works
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[audio]Beasts and Super-Beasts - Saki
Saki (December 18, 1870 – November 14, 1916) was the pen name of British author Hector Hugh Munro. Saki's world contrasts the effete conventions and hypocrisies of Edwardian England with the ruthless but straightforward life-and-death struggles of nature. Nature generally wins in the end. (Summary from Wikipedia) Readers include: Justin Brett Justin Barrett Al Gelman Andrew Coleman Miriam Esther Goldman For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; humor; animals
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[audio]Reginald - Saki
LibriVox recording of Reginald by Saki, in the public domain. The LibriVox catalog page for this work lists the LibriVox readers. Saki was the pen name of the British author Hector Hugh Munro (1870 - 1916). His witty, biting and occasionally odd short stories satirised Edwardian culture. Saki is considered a master of the short story and has been compared to O. Henry and Dorothy Parker as well as Noel Coward and Oscar Wilde (who clearly influenced Saki)...
Keywords: librivox; literature; short stories; humor
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[audio]The Westminster Alice - Saki (H. H. Munro)
LibriVox recording of The Westminster Alice, by Saki (1870 - 1916). Read by Ruth Golding. Published five years before John Kendrick Bangs had the same idea with Alice in Blunderland, Saki, in his 1902 series of satirical articles, takes an Alice in Wonderland view of British politics, which Alice finds even stranger than events in Wonderland. In all honesty, owing to its extremely topical nature this political satire hasn't worn well, which explains why it has virtually sunk without trace...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; political; satire; H. H. Munro; Boer War; South African War; Balfour; government; Edwardian; Alice in Wonderland; Lewis Carroll; parody; Arthur Balfour; British politics; Joseph Chamberlain; Redvers Buller; Campbell-Bannerman; Lord Rosebery; UK politics; Irish Home Rule; parliament; House of Commons; House of Lords
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[audio]Tobermory - Saki (HH Monro)
This is a Librivox recording of Tobermory, by Saki (H.H. Monro) collected in The Chronicles of Clovis, from the Gutenburg e-text, which is in the public domain. Recording by Ian Bartholomew. For more information visit Librivox.org A separate M4B is not available. This is included in the M4B for the Chronicles of Clovis. For more information see the catalog page for The Chronicles of Clovis
Keywords: humor; literature; Librivox; Saki; Clovis; HH Monro
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[audio]Werewolf -- Five Pieces - Saki; Elliott O'Donnell; Clemence Housman; Carolyn Steward Taylor
LibriVox recording of Werewolf -- Five Pieces by Saki; Elliott O'Donnell; Clemence Housman; Carolyn Steward Taylor. Read in English by David Wales Five stories and essays about werewolves. - Summary by david wales For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; myth; werewolf
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[audio]Junjyoshokyokusyu - Sakutaro Hagiwara
LibriVox recording of Junjyoshokyokusyu, by Sakutaro Hagiwara. Read in Japanese by ekzemplaro. 萩原朔太郎の4番目の詩集です。28の詩が収録されています。 The author's fourth collection of poetry. It includes 28 poems. (Summary by ekzemplaro) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; poetry; Japanese free verse
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[audio]Mattinate Napoletane - Salvatore Di Giacomo
LibriVox recording of Mattinate Napoletane, by Salvatore Di Giacomo. Read by Davide Lequile. Lasciati gli studi di medicina per dedicarsi al lavoro di redattore di giornale il giovane SDG seppe scrivere in quegli anni alcune tra le più belle rappresentazioni di uno spaccato di vita napoletana. La Napoli dei vicoli, delle sue donne, delle mille botteghe e della miseria fu dipinta in ogni sua più impercettibile sfumatura come solo la mano d’un ‘verista sentimentale’, come egli si definiva,...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Napoli; storie brevi; Salvatore Di Giacomo
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[audio]Sergeant York and His People - Sam K. Cowan
LibriVox recording of Sergeant York and His People, by Sam Cowan. Read by Brett W. Downey From a cabin back in the mountains of Tennessee, forty-eight miles from the railroad, a young man went to the World War. He was untutored in the ways of the world. Caught by the enemy in the cove of a hill in the Forest of Argonne, he did not run; but sank into the bushes and single-handed fought a battalion of German machine gunners until he made them come down that hill to him with their hands in air...
Keywords: biography; history; war stories; memoirs; librivox; audiobook
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[audio]'Co. Aytch,' Maury Grays, First Tennessee Regiment or, A Side Show of the Big Show - Sam R. Watkins
LibriVox recording of Co. Aytch, by Sam R. Watkins. Read by Winston Tharp. Samuel “Sam” Rush Watkins (June 26, 1839 – July 20, 1901) was a noted Confederate soldier during the American Civil War. He is known today for his memoir Company Aytch: Or, a Side Show of the Big Show, often heralded as one of the best primary sources about the common soldier's Civil War experience....Sam’s writing style is quite engaging and skillfully captures the pride, misery, glory, and horror experienced by ...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; memoirs; Civil War; Confederacy; First Tennessee Regiment; Maury Grays; history; American history
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[audio]The House by the Side of the Road - Sam Walter Foss
LibriVox volunteers bring you 18 recordings of The House by the Side of the Road by Sam Walter Foss. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for January 15, 2012. Sam Walter Foss was an American librarian and poet whose works included The House by the Side of the Road and The Coming American.Foss used to write a poem a day for the newspapers, and his five volumes of collected poetry are of the frank and homely “common man” variety...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; poetry; instruction; nature; philosophy
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[audio]An American Robinson Crusoe - Samuel B. Allison
LibriVox recording of An American Robinson Crusoe by Samuel B. Allison. Recording by Allyson Hester. An American Robinson Crusoe is a short version of the original story. An indolent, rebellious teen goes on a marine voyage against his parents’ wishes. The ship (and all of its crew) is lost in a storm, but Robinson makes it to a deserted island. He has no tools, no weapons, but he lives for over 28 years on the island...
Keywords: librivox; crusoe; american; shipwreck; adventure
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[audio]The Story of the Middle Ages - Samuel B. Harding
LibriVox recording of The Story of the Middle Ages, by Samuel B. Harding. Read by Kara Shallenberg. Intended for a youthful audience, The Story of the Middle Ages, published in 1906, tells the history of the Middle Ages in simple and entertaining fashion, and helps to explain the influence of the Middle Ages on modern times. Topics covered include the rise of the Christian church, Feudalism, Charlemagne, the Crusades, the Hundred Years' War, and the daily life of peasant, noble, and clergy...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; children; history; europe; harding
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[audio]Erewhon - Samuel Butler
Librivox recording of Erewhon by Samuel Butler. Read by LibriVox volunteers. Erewhon, or Over the Range is a novel by Samuel Butler, published anonymously in 1872. The title is also the name of a country, supposedly discovered by the protagonist. In the novel, it is not revealed in which part of the world Erewhon is, but it is clear that it is a fictional country. Butler meant the title to be read as the word Nowhere backwards, even though the letters "h" and "w" are transposed...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; satire
Downloads: 22,112
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